More work injury claims are getting rejected at the first hurdle, but now is not the time to throw in the towel, write TGB’s Tim White and Daniel Clarke.
How can my work injury claim be rejected when it is caused by my employment?
Increasingly, we are seeing injury claims rejected on the basis of numerous exceptions, in...
If you're an injured worker and want to take a holiday, you need to follow these steps first, writes TGB Senior Associate Olla Kutieleh
Queensland’s workers’ compensation is complex. In this blog we answer five questions commonly asked by our clients.
How do I lodge a claim?
A workers compensation claim must be lodged within 6 months of sustaining the injury or becoming entitled to compensation (i.e. requiring a medical expense paid or time off...
TGB personal injury lawyer Daniel Clarke answers some of the more common questions that arise in relation to workers’ compensation claims in Western Australia.
The ripple effect of getting injured at work can be enormous. Stress and anxiety are common among injured workers. While you try to focus on your rehabilitation, it...
Trucks keep Australia moving, but what happens when transport workers are injured on the job? TGB lawyer Daniel Clarke explains the various factors that need to be considered.
Transport workers keep the economy ticking over across Australia’s vast land. These workers cross state lines frequently, in metropolitan and country...
Not all workplace injuries happen because of accidents or negligence. TGB lawyer Alexandra Harris explains your compensation rights if you are injured at work while having a seizure.
Making a workers compensation claim is not always clear-cut. What if you have an epileptic fit at work and break your ankle? Do you have a claim...
Should I accept an offer of lump sum compensation for my workplace injury? TGB lawyer Ben Smith explains your options
When you’ve been injured at work, have made a claim, and are offered lump sum compensation it’s natural to want to take the first offer and move on with your life.
However, by accepting the insurance company’s...
A recent High Court case that considered what constitutes an "injury" will have significant implications for Commonwealth employees, writes TGB's Tim White.
Part 1 in a series of blogs that specifically address Motor Vehicle Accident Claims in the Northern Territory.